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Tacky? Babyshower related**--OMG UPDATE!!!!!!!! More tacky?

Posted by Anonymous   + Show Post

 I just read this on a friends status of facebook...

I thought it was kind of tacky because she truly asks for SO MUCH. This isn't her first child and EVERY status she posts is a whiney pregnancy status or how she needs soooo much help and stuff.

So what do you think.....

 

We are having a cookout / baby shower on saturday October 13th at 4 pm! We will have plenty of food and drinks for you to enjoy yourself! All we ask is you at least bring a pack of baby diapers and a pack of wipes !!!

HERE IS HER NEW STATUS!!!! I WAS BLOWN AWAY!

I need a head count for my baby shower/ cookout this Saturday! text or message me on here and let me know please!!! Everyone is invited if you don't want to bring a special gift for the babies please bring a pack of diapers and wipes! We are using Huggies or pampers !

 

**Also allow me to add:

1. We aren't "friend, friends" anymore since she moved and totally changed; so Idgaf what you think of me.

2. Obviously, I'm NOT going because I live far away.

3. She's not **just** asking for SPECIFIC diapers and wipes. She's posted her THREE (3) REGISTRIES as an EVENT on facebook; keeps sending invites to them and posts them even now and again to her wall.

4. She's FIFTEEN WEEKS PREGNANT!

5. She's basically saying that if you don't bring either Papmpers or Huggies stuff, you can't come to the party and it'd be nice to bring an extra special gift.....oh and look at all 3 of my registries and bring that, too.

6. Lastly, shortly after I posted this; she messaged me and asked me to make her a "couple" of baby blankets.

Posted by Anonymous on Oct. 5, 2012 at 5:32 PM
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Anonymous
by Anonymous - Original Poster on Oct. 5, 2012 at 10:34 PM

 LOL. That **could** be justified IF she weren't only 15 weeks pregnant. LOL

Quoting 1RedHottMama:

It's called a diaper party and alot of people who are on foodstampsdo this. It's usually after the baby is born and they are running low on diapers they use there foodstamps to buy the food so it's no money out of there pocket and they get a stockpile of diapers.

 

Pnukey
by Jenn on Oct. 5, 2012 at 10:35 PM

Yep, that's tacky. I wouldn't go.

Anonymous
by Anonymous - Original Poster on Oct. 5, 2012 at 10:37 PM
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LOL. EXACTLY.

First...I HATE when people throw those types of party for themselves.

Secondly, she just cussed out everyone who wouldn't help her move because "Omg,I can't stand for 2 seconds" "I'm bleeding", "Fuck all of ya'll who can't help a pregnant women move and make her husband stay up 30 minutes."....

 

Yeah.........................you can't cuss out people and constantly ask for things and whine EVERY POST/EVERY DAY and then make it mandatory to bring something for a cookout. 

Quoting Anonymous:

HOWEVER..... if the party was being thrown by a friend and proper invitations were sent... I do think it is a cute idea to request a package of wipes and/or a package of diapers.  

I have no issue with the request if done by someone else.

 

Anonymous
by Anonymous - Original Poster on Oct. 5, 2012 at 10:40 PM
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TWO babies, none-the-less. Sigh.

I'm happy for her, don't get me wrong but I HATE needy, demanding, self-rightous people.

Shortly after I posted this, she messaged me and asked it I'd make her a few baby blankets and hats like I did for her 3 year old son. Dude.........I don't even live ANYWHERE near her. 

Quoting Anonymous:

Wow.  She might as well just say that since she is having a child she can't afford, the least everyone could do is provide diapers and wipes since she is, after all, bringing another child into the world. 

If their situation is so bad they probably needed to just skip the cookout and use that money to buy whatever their baby will need.  But why do that when you can panhandle family and friends. 

 

stefvan
by on Oct. 5, 2012 at 10:42 PM

 Tacky and classless.

kansasmom1978
by on Oct. 5, 2012 at 10:42 PM

I would not have to be asked to buy diapers and wipes. It's usually what I give for a baby shower gift. Diapers are insanely expensive and rumor has it the price is going up. 

LuLuThatsWho
by on Oct. 5, 2012 at 10:44 PM
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Everything about this is tacky and low rent.  Throwing a shower for yourself.  Asking for gifts.  Any type of Facebook invitation.

So, I have to ask... are you planning to go?

Anonymous
by Anonymous - Original Poster on Oct. 5, 2012 at 10:44 PM
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 See that urks me. I don't like being demanded to contribute. Granted, if I'm going, I'm going to buy you something you want but don't tell me what I can and cannot bring. That frustrates me.

Personally, a co-worker threw my baby shower and when she told me about it, I asked her to write "NO GIFTS REQUIRED; Come celebrate the new life to come".

That's ALL I wanted. I had everything I needed for him, stock piled diapers, wipes, etc...I just wanted to have a nice party to celebrate his upcoming entry into the world.

I mean, people DID bring stuff and I appreciated but there was no obligation. I had no registery(ies); nothing.

Quoting Anonymous:

I think this is starting to become a trend, I have a family member that had a baby shower at a resturant only registered at Toys R US (made that clear) and then had a diaper poker game after with buy in for $5 and a pack of diapers. I though that was strange.

 

Anonymous
by Anonymous - Original Poster on Oct. 5, 2012 at 10:46 PM
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 No, no. I don't live anywhere near her.

I was going to make both babies a blanket and hat, until she asked me to make her "a couple blankets and hats for the twins, like *I* did for (her son)."

I'm like, really? Don't ask for gifts.

Quoting LuLuThatsWho:

Everything about this is tacky and low rent.  Throwing a shower for yourself.  Asking for gifts.  Any type of Facebook invitation.

So, I have to ask... are you planning to go?

 

LuLuThatsWho
by on Oct. 5, 2012 at 10:47 PM
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God help us all... It pains me to think that there are people out there who even think this way!  It would never have occurred to me, and yet, now that you mention it, I see how it would be getting something for nothing.

Truly mind-boggling.

Quoting 1RedHottMama:

It's called a diaper party and alot of people who are on foodstampsdo this. It's usually after the baby is born and they are running low on diapers they use there foodstamps to buy the food so it's no money out of there pocket and they get a stockpile of diapers.


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